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New FAFSA Available October 1st

New FAFSA Available October 1st Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is trying to make life easier for you. They will now allow you to begin filling out your FAFSA on October 1st of each year.You will use the prior year's tax information, so there is no waiting around to collect all the tax info that you need to complete the FAFSA.You will get a more prompt financial award, so that you can learn about...

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College Admission and Scholarships Received!

College Admission and Scholarships Received A homeschool mom posted on Facebook to say thank you for her successes. She followed my advice, and with hard work and conscientious effort she received college admission and scholarships for her child. Good things can happen to you, too! Here is the good-news report Lizzy shared on my Facebook page!If you need some guidance on earning college admission and scholarships, like me on Facebook, check out my pins on Pinterest, and...

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How You Can be Shocked by $112,000 in Scholarships

How You Can be Shocked by $112,000 in Scholarships First, the good news! Joy's daughter received HUGE scholarships worth $112,000 toward the cost of college! Joy worked hard to give colleges just what they love. Read her note to me:My daughter received an $8,000 annual music scholarship and an annual $20,000 dean scholarship both for the 4 full years - $28,000 x 4!! Thank you very much! We are waiting for offers from other colleges to...

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Overseas Homeschoolers and the National Merit Scholarship

Overseas Homeschoolers and the National Merit Scholarship Here in the U.S. homeschoolers can become National Merit Scholars the same way that public school students do, by taking the PSAT-NMSQT in 11th grade. You can learn everything about this process in my article, National Merit Scholarship Information for Homeschoolers.Not all homeschoolers are living in the U.S. though. Some expatriats can't find a place to take the PSAT at all. So you can see how it can be...

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Soon to Be Medical Missionary Receives $40,000 Scholarship

Soon to Be Medical Missionary Receives $40,000 Scholarship Jill just emailed me an update - check out the progress of her daughter's college admission and scholarships! So exciting!I wanted to give you an update on my daughter. She is going into nursing, and wants to be a medical missionary. She was accepted to her top 3 choices of colleges with no problem. At two of the bigger private colleges, she received a $40K scholarship merit-based on...

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Automatic Academic Scholarships

Did you know that some colleges link scholarship amounts directly to a student's ACT® or SAT® score? They set a minimum SAT® score and if the student ...

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National Merit Scholarship Information for Homeschoolers

Every year, homeschoolers can and DO win the National Merit Scholarship. Have you seen billboards and newspaper articles announcing that a student is ...

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Super-score to Improve Scholarships

When planning for college, you will need to have your child take high school tests. You can find out all about high school tests in my article, High S...

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Music Scholarship or Work Study?

Many times music scholarships really aren't a scholarship at all.  They are really more like a WORK STUDY PROGRAM. Music scholarships many require many hours invested in practicing and accompanying.  Students may spend hours playing music they don't like to accompany other musicians and singers.  This level of commitment may be required by a music scholarship.  A music scholarship may have relatively low monetary value, and may represent a work study program earning far below minimum...

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The 3 Most Important Scholarship Tips

Every year some perfectly wonderful homeschool students miss out on college scholarships. It doesn't have to be that way, though. Read on to find out ...

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Carefully Research College Scholarships

Debt-free college is possible, but it does take some effort and careful research. Each university is so unique; parents should find out what the polic...

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Sticker Price $46,250, but After College Scholarships, Only $200

Let's talk about college scholarships. Every family, that has a child going to college, wants them, but they seem to be so elusive! Let me introd...

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Missionary in the Philippines to College Admission and Scholarships

Missionary in the Philippines to College Admission and Scholarships It can seem pretty scary to be overseas as a missionary, and at the same time want your homeschooled teen to come back to the US for college admission. But guess what? It's possible! And homeschool parents just like you are successful! Check out this letter from Nancy, a missionary mom in the Philippines. See what tips you can glean from her, to help you as you...

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Leap of Faith: From Behind and Overwhelmed to College Scholarships

Leap of Faith: From Behind and Overwhelmed to College Scholarships Not everyone begins their college planning and preparation from the time their children are young, crossing all the T's and dotting all the I's. Parents have busy lives, with babies, toddlers, and busy schedules.  Check out this letter of encouragement from a real-life homeschool mom like you! You are NOT alone!    Thank you for all your help this year.  My oldest child is a senior this...

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8 Ways to Increase Scholarships

8 Ways to Increase Scholarships

8 Ways to Increase Scholarships Do you need scholarships to afford college? I sure did! The key is to CONVINCE colleges you are worthy of merit schola...

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